Problems In School Quotes by Ann Bancroft, Paul Murray, Andrew Wiles, Anne Sullivan Macy, Albert Einstein, Isaac Asimov and many others.
I get stubborn and dig in when people tell me I can’t do something and I think I can. It goes back to my childhood when I had problems in school because I have a learning disability.
Ignoring is what you are supposed to do with bullies, so they get bored and leave you alone. But the problem in school is that they don’t get bored, because whatever else there is to do is more boring still.
I loved doing problems in school.
I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
If we taught babies to talk as most skills are taught in school, they would memorize lists of sounds in a predetermined order and practice them alone in a closet.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities.
Intelligence solves problems & produces money.Money without financial intelligence is money soon gone.
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds.
I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at 4:00 in the afternoon, I’d be a college graduate today.
The condition of alienation, of being asleep, of being unconscious, of being out of one’s mind, is the condition of the normal man.
Society highly values its normal man. It educates children to lose themselves and to become absurd, and thus to be normal.
One had to cram all this stuff into one’s mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
I didn’t really fit with other kids. I had problems in school all my life and problems with authority. But my parents never did drugs or anything. They just believed in freedom in the best sense of the word.
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